In December, I made my own winter camping sled for an upcoming backcountry trip. I had a few people ask and comment about my DIY project and they also wanted an update on how it worked. I have only taken this out on one trip, but there are some modifications I would like to make on the next one. Yes, I’m going to make another one.
During our stay in Algonquin Park over New Year’s, we love having the opportunity to go out exploring. This year we decided on visiting the falls near Mew Lake on the Highland Backpacking trail and the falls on the Track and Tower trail. Notice a theme here? We went searching for waterfalls.
Have you ever winter camped in a yurt?
Last year I convinced my crew to go winter camping in a yurt at Algonquin Provincial Park during the new year celebrations. This year we did a repeat and spent 3 nights at Mew Lake. I will give you some tips and tricks on how to enjoy winter camping in a yurt and a little bit of what it is like during this time of year.
It’s that time of year where the shoulder season is ending and we are heading straight into winter. For us campers who go out all year, there are many challenges for winter camping. The big one for me is staying warm. So, how do you do this?